Stories

On this blog, we share the stories of people all over San Antonio who are leading change. Read about the individuals, organizations, and collaborations that are moving us closer to the shared Community Vision.

Helping Students Grow Through Art

What started as studio sessions for a group of high school students in 1994 has grown into a nationally-recognized arts program that serves approximately 200 students from over 70 schools year-round. Not just an “arts organization,” SAY Sí focuses on

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A Safe Space—and a Stronger Community

As president and CEO of Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. (FVPS), the umbrella organization in charge of running the Battered Women and Children’s Shelter, Marta Peláez wants to reframe the conversation around domestic violence. She wants people to understand that

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Promoting Healthy Behavior—and Policy—Through Play

At the H-E-B Body Adventure, a four-story exhibit at the Witte Museum, visitors of all ages test their strength, practice relaxation techniques, choose healthy meal options, and view the inner-workings of the digestive system. Visitors interact with each part of

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Explore the SA2020 Ecosystem Map

Every day at SA2020 we coordinate the intentional, concurrent, dynamic and interrelated work led by over 160 multi-sector Partners. We created an interactive visual, the SA2020 Ecosystem Map, so you could see what we’re talking about. SA2020 Partners include nonprofits,

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Hixon Properties Invests in the San Antonio Community

Hixon Properties, a family-owned, San Antonio-based business since 1975, invests not just in real estate but also in the community it serves. With a collective passion for Family Well-Being, Education and Downtown Development, Hixon upholds its philanthropic mission statement and

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